ESRI donates GIS Software worth RMB6.08 Million to SOA

ESRI donates GIS Software worth RMB6.08 Million to SOA

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Redland, USA, July 17, 2007: ESRI has donated ArcGIS software worth about RMB6.08 million to eight demonstration areas of the South China Coast Biodiversity program.

In addition to donating the software, ESRI will provide one year’s worth of free technical support and software maintenance as part of the donation.

The ceremony held at the State Oceanic Administration of China was presided over by Liang Fengkui, director of the International Cooperation Division of SOA. Chen Yue, deputy director of the division said that GIS is a new area in nature reserve planning and management and the GIS software donated by ESRI will be conducive to exploring a new way to achieve sustainable oceanic development and promoting SCCBD program as well as enhancing the management capacity of the nation for ocean reserves.